What we finance
We focus on making secured loans to property developers delivering residential-led schemes nationwide. We can also consider non-speculative commercial development, commercial bridging and specialist property sub-sectors such as student accommodation.
We lend between £1 million - £25 million to experienced developers with the ability to go higher by exception.
We can lend up to 90% loan-to-cost / 70% loan-to-gross-development value. We would expect a meaningful equity contribution from management on every deal.
Our property investment team
Partner and Head of Specialist Lending
Portfolio & Operations Manager
Lending news and views
Downing LLP agrees £12.4 million property development loan with new client
18 May 2022
Downing LLP completes new property development and bridging loans totalling c.£10M
13 April 2022
Downing completes new property development and bridging loans totalling c.£20M
07 March 2022
17 February 2022
Downing LLP completes c£9M development deal for new family homes in Buckinghamshire
11 January 2022
Downing LLP completes development and bridging deals totalling c£20M in November 2021
21 December 2021
Much is being said about the demand in the UK property market, what about the supply?
09 November 2021
Downing LLP completes property and bridging loans totalling c£18M during late summer 2021
11 October 2021
Downing LLP and Pollen Street Capital announce Birmingham development deals totalling £20M
15 September 2021
Downing LLP completes two property loans totalling c£8M for Oxford and Norfolk developments
25 August 2021
Downing LLP and Pollen Street Capital announce £24m deal for student accommodation development
08 March 2021
Downing LLP and Pollen Street Capital unveil real estate funding partnership
10 December 2020
Downing Development Finance commits £100M funding for SME developers in under two years
30 August 2019
Downing welcomes six senior hires
21 June 2019
Downing appoints new Investment Director to its property finance team
18 June 2019
What's the key to applying for construction project finance? It's all in the detail.
12 June 2019
Downing makes two appointments to its property finance team
11 March 2019
Downing Crowd launches property bond to help tackle lack of finance for SME developers
20 August 2018
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